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Stuffed Green Capsicums

Ingredients
  Green capsicums 4
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 60 Gram
  Rice 125 Gram
  Chicken stock/Water and chicken stock cube 785 Milliliter
  Onion 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Mushrooms 60 Gram, chopped
  Cooked ham 125 Gram, finely chopped
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Remove tops of capsicums and reserve.
Remove pith and seeds.
Place capsicums in boiling water, add 1 tablespoon oil and leave for 5 minutes, drain well and dry.
Place a small piece of butter in each capsicum (using half the butter) and season well.
Melt remaining butter in a frying pan.
Add the rice and fry until golden.
Cover with 470 ml (3/4 pint) chicken stock and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to the boil.
Reduce heat, cover pan and cook slowly for 30 minutes, adding a little more chicken stock if necessary.
Saute the onion and mushrooms in remaining oil and add to rice mixture.
Mix in the ham, season to taste with salt and pepper and place in the capsicums.
Replace capsicum caps and place in a shallow ovenproof casserole.
Blend tomato paste with remaining stock, pour over the stuffed capsicums and bake in a moderate oven for 30-40 minutes, or until cooked, basting frequently.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Capsicum
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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